[Milton-L] Exam

Crystal L Bartolovich clbartol at syr.edu
Tue Dec 4 12:47:55 EST 2018


I love the “ordinary pheasant on the street.” Along similar lines, my absolute favorite of all time: “the levelers and diggers were trying to break the Norman yolk”.  You can’t have a revolution without breaking a few eggs!

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> The funniest piece of student "misspeaking" I ever encountered occurred in
> a discussion of a piece of pictorial propaganda which bore the legend
> "Oliver Cromwell's Cabinet Council Discovered." I was informed that it was
> clearly intended "to appeal to the ordinary pheasant in the street," which
> takes the prize for not only its instant surreal absurdity but also for the
> way it contains several different kinds of wrongness which, firework-like,
> arrive in the mind as a series of supplementary ignitions.
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> Best, Matt
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> On Mon, 3 Dec 2018, 15:42 Gregory Machacek <Gregory.Machacek at marist.edu
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>> Mine wasn't Miltonic, but I had a student years ago say researchers could
>> perhaps find the answer to a particular question by using telephone poles.
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>> Be well,
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>> Greg Machacek
>> Professor of English
>> Marist College
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>> Date: Sat, Dec 1, 2018 3:10 AM
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>> I must say I have become curious to know what Satin does in PL. At this
>> point I would not be surprised by a cancan ;)
>> Thank you all for posting these exam 'gems' :)
>> Kind regards,
>> Larisa Kocic-Z?mb?
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>> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:02:36 +0000
>> From: Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch>
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>> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
>> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
>> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition then.
>> 
>> Neil
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>> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:22:33 -0500
>> From: James Rovira <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
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>> Ha... could someone read this aloud over Milton?s grave? That might bring
>> him back.
>> 
>> Jim R
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>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:02 AM, Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch> wrote:
>>> 
>>> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
>> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
>> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition then.
>>> 
>>> Neil
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>> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:27:33 +0000
>> From: "Stackhouse, Amy" <AStackhouse at iona.edu>
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>> That beats all the stuff Satin does in PL in my students' papers.
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>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:24 AM, James Rovira <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Ha... could someone read this aloud over Milton?s grave? That might
>> bring him back.
>>> 
>>> Jim R
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
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>>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:02 AM, Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch>
>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
>> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
>> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition then.
>>>> 
>>>> Neil
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>> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:45:51 +0000
>> From: Jameela Lares <Jameela.Lares at usm.edu>
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>> My recent favorite is "the rhyme scheme is iambic pentameter."  And does
>> anyone else have students insisting that a good text "has flow"?  And of
>> course they cannot define the term.
>> 
>> Jameela Lares, Professor of English
>> Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Professor, 2017-2019
>> The University of Southern Mississippi
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>> From: milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu <milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu> On
>> Behalf Of Stackhouse, Amy
>> Sent: Friday, November 30, 2018 9:28 AM
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>> That beats all the stuff Satin does in PL in my students' papers.
>> 
>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:24 AM, James Rovira <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Ha... could someone read this aloud over Milton?s grave? That might
>> bring him back.
>>> 
>>> Jim R
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
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>>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:02 AM, Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch>
>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
>> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
>> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition then.
>>>> 
>>>> Neil
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>> Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:52:54 +0000
>> From: "Savoie, John" <jsavoie at siue.edu>
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>> Has  a good beat,
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>> you can dance to it.
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>> Sent: Friday, November 30, 2018 9:45:51 AM
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>> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
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>> My recent favorite is "the rhyme scheme is iambic pentameter."  And does
>> anyone else have students insisting that a good text "has flow"?  And of
>> course they cannot define the term.
>> 
>> Jameela Lares, Professor of English
>> Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Professor, 2017-2019
>> The University of Southern Mississippi
>> 108 College Drive #5037
>> Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu <milton-l-bounces at richmond.edu> On
>> Behalf Of Stackhouse, Amy
>> Sent: Friday, November 30, 2018 9:28 AM
>> To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at richmond.edu>
>> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] exam
>> 
>> That beats all the stuff Satin does in PL in my students' papers.
>> 
>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:24 AM, James Rovira <jamesrovira at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Ha... could someone read this aloud over Milton?s grave? That might
>> bring him back.
>>> 
>>> Jim R
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
>>>> On Nov 30, 2018, at 10:02 AM, Neil Forsyth <neil.forsyth at unil.ch>
>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> A friend has been grading re-sit exams. A definition of pentameter: "5
>> rhyming lines consisting of 5 iambs. example: Paradise lost by John
>> Milton.? As she says, it should not take me long to finish my edition then.
>>>> 
>>>> Neil
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